Episode 94: Garry Kasparov

Kasparov  In 1985, he became the youngest world chess champion in history at the age of 5. OK, he was 22, and it was an extraordinary achievement. He subsequently emerged as a vigorous anti-Putin activist and now heads the New York-based Human Rights Foundation. A conversation on computers, chess, secret codes, and Russian foreign policy. Plus music from fiddler Stephanie Coleman and banjo player Luke Richardson. Like a night on the Volga. Listen.

  • turing PERSON: Alan Turing
  • 1244px-Yalta_Conference_(Churchill,_Roosevelt,_Stalin)_(B&W) PLACE: Yalta
  • acorn-acw-large THING: Acorn Computer

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: suicide dogs of Stalingrad

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